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Posted on 2010-08-28
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I'm trying to use Microsoft Query in Excel to connect to a Access Database I get the below pop up box.

Login

Data Source
MS Access Database

Authorization
Login Name
Password

Please advise


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by:radnbne
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Can you attach a screen shot of the pop-up ?
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by:mato01
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Here is a print screen of the error I'm receiving
Error.docx
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by:mato01
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I found out that I need the OBCD driver for accdb.  Looked on microsoft can't find it.  Do you know where I can locate the driver for accdb.  Only have it for mdb.


MS Access Database....Microsoft Access Driver (*.mdb, *.accdb)
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by:mato01
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Microsoft Excel  2007 Microsoft Query no longer recognizes accdb files,  Do I need to reinstall Microsoft 2007
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radnbne earned 250 total points
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I have tested a connection using MS Query ok here.  what steps are you taking to connect the database?

The steps I used were as follows:

From the Data Menu
Select From Other Sources
Select From Microsoft Query
Select MS Access Database (if this doesn't exist you need to add it back in...settings  attached)
Click OK
Select the database file to use...then follow the prompts to add the data to your worksheet.



setting1.jpg
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by:mato01
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I don't have to use this on my work PC; however, this solutions works perfectly.  Thanks
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by:radnbne
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So this fixed your problem?
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by:mato01
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Problem solved.  Thanks
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